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[Asia, India] Anti-cancer activist raises alarm over young smokers

Serving hookahs in bars or restaurants with poor fire safety standards and no separate fire exits continue to be a grave safety hazard. He has pointed to its health hazards for youngsters and has asked for its ban under the Cigarettes and Other Tobacco
Asian Age (in)
added Jan 12, 2018 04:19
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[Asia, India] 20 die of tobacco related diseases a day in Karnataka ; GATS-2 Survey

Atleast 20 people die in Karnataka every day due to tobacco related diseases with cancer being the main scourge, according to the latest Global Adult Tobacco Survey (GATS-2). Releasing the factsheet of the survey conducted by the Tata Institute of Social
United News of India (in)
added Jan 11, 2018 19:58
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[India] State government of Bihar bans electronic cigarettes

The state government has banned electronic cigarettes in Bihar. The manufacturing, distribution, sale, purchase, display and advertisement of e-cigarettes have been banned as well. Online purchase of e-cigarettes has been prohibited, too.
India Today Magazine (in)
added Jan 11, 2018 19:18
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[Asia, India] Do warnings on tobacco packs work? Overwhelmingly yes, says this study

The Global Adult Tobacco Survey -2 (GATS-2) which was conducted by the Tata Institute of Social Sciences in association has thrown light on why it is important to have pictorial warnings on cigarette packs. The study has found that the warnings play a r
The News Minute (in)
added Jan 11, 2018 19:13
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[Asia, India] ‘Pictorial warning impact worrying tobacco lobby’

. The HC move had created a flutter among anti-tobacco lobbyists, who said the tobacco industry is trying to avoid pictorial warnings as they have a positive impact on tobacco users. In its order on December 15, the Karnataka HC struck down the Cigarette
The Hindu Online (in)
added Jan 11, 2018 02:11
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[Asia, India] Tobacco products will continue to have 85% pictorial warning as SC stays Karnataka court order

A day after the Supreme Court of India stayed the Karnataka High Court judgement which struck down the Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare’s (MoHFW) amended guidelines to have 85 per cent area of tobacco products packages covered with health warn
Down To Earth (DTE) (Society for Environmental Communications) (in)
added Jan 10, 2018 23:31
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[India] Getting teens to quit

More than 50% of teenagers in India smoke cigarettes because they believe it helps reduce stress and because smoking makes them appear cool among their peers, a survey has found. It showed that 52% of teenagers believed smoking helped increase concentrat
Independent Online (IOL) / The Post (za)
added Jan 10, 2018 22:56
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India top court sets aside order canceling larger tobacco health warnings

India’s Supreme Court on Monday put on hold a lower court’s order that quashed federal rules mandating larger health warnings on tobacco packages, in a setback for the country’s $11 billion tobacco industry.
Reuters
added Jan 9, 2018 13:00
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[Asia, India, Italy] Study shows e-cigarettes are less harmful than conventional cigarettes

a study by the North East Hills University (NEHU) has stated that Electronics Nicotine Delivery System (ENDS) or vaping has minimum health and safety concerns... According to the recently published study, people who have been wanting to quit cigarettes ca
IANS - Indo-Asian News Service (in)
added Jan 8, 2018 15:13
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[Asia, India] 2,000 challans issued for public smoking, tobacco sale

Delhi Police have started taking action against people who are seen smoking in public places or selling tobacco within a radius of 100 yards of educational institutions. The drive, which was held on December 30 and on Wednesday, has so far resulted in 2,0
Millennium Post (in)
added Jan 4, 2018 20:28
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